Forchino Figurine The Cook or The Winetaster

  • Their traits are caricatured with a pinch of irony and are lovingly captured in an exaggerated manner.
  • Each figure is made from hand-painted polyresin.
  • An eye-catching piece for your desk, sideboard, bar, kitchen island.

Professional life portrayed through comical art.

Detailed sculptures by artist Guillermo Forchino. Each item is hand-painted.

With eyes closed in ecstasy, the cook and the winetaster sample their delicacies. Guillermo Forchino typifies these connoisseurs in an amusing way - full of humour and finesse.
Their traits are caricatured with a pinch of irony and are lovingly captured in an exaggerated manner.
“Hmm, it’s superb, exquisite, exceptional, delicious!” Enraptured by his spaghetti creation, the cook seems oblivious to the total chaos around him – the spattered apron, the egg and peas on the floor ... As a true connoisseur the winetaster has two of his best boxes of wine beside him and the corkscrew in his jacket ready at hand. The corks at his feet testify to the amount of wine tasting he has already done.
Each figure is made from hand-painted polyresin.
The figurines are seamless, so they resemble ceramic yet they are very tough. After drying, the clothes, facial expressions and all the details are manually applied with fine brush strokes.
An eye-catching piece for your desk, sideboard, bar, kitchen island.
Makes an original gift for the birthday or anniversary of a real gourmet. Comes in a high-quality cardboard box with wrapping paper in Forchino Newspaper design. The cook measures 19 x 18 x 41cm (7.5" x 7" x 16"), weight 2kg (4.4 lbs). The winetaster measures 17 x 17 x 44cm (6.7" x 6.7" x 17.3"), weight 2.3kg (5.1 lbs) (L x W x H each).

Forchino Figurine The Cook, 41cm high.
Forchino Figurine The Winetaster, 44cm high.
Born in 1952 in Rosario, Argentina, Guillermo Forchino is one of the most famous cartoonists of France, his second home. He lives in Paris, where he mastered the art of sculpture at the Sorbonne. With humour and subtle irony, he is able to portray comic subjects in an artistic way.
The Cook

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